5 Tips & Travel Destinations For Beginners
Chicago and Los Angeles and end at the Santa Monica Pier. The iconic route, originally known as “America’s Highway”, is sure to make for a memorable experience.
Another option is taking a cross-country trip on Amtrak. Options range from a route that climbs through the Sierra Nevadas and arrives in San Francisco, to a 14-day tour that starts in NYC and makes stops at Glacier National Park and Seattle before returning.
2. First Time Out Of The Country
Many new travelers hear the word “international” and immediately think that it’s going to be an overwhelming experience to plan a trip. Not so! An online passport application is quick, easy to fill out and costs just $110 (plus the $35 execution fee). If you would like it expedited, there is an extra $60 fee. Find details here!
While a trip just about anywhere in the world is great for a new international traveler, I’d suggest Canada as a great place to get your first passport stamp. It’s a quick stop over the border (depending on what part of the U.S. you live in) and is full of great food, fun, wine, and culture. Check out the iconic Niagara Falls, go skiing in Vancouver, pretend you’re in Europe and view the 17th and 18th-century buildings in Quebec City, or experience the cultural diversity of Toronto.
Cruises are also a great opportunity for you to see different parts of the world!
3. Low On Funds
One of the biggest misconceptions about travel is that it costs an arm and a leg to